Sunday, May 25, 2014

Miss Piggy hand-made Sequin Jacket Applique

If you've been following me you know that my daughter's nick-name is Miss Piggy. While I am in my, I think I want to sew something stage, I decided I was going to make my daughter a Tulle Skirt. I saw a inspiration picture and the girl had on a Miss Piggy shirt with a Tu-Tu. I am making a maxi tulle skirt and I thought a denim vest would look really cute and decided to incorporate a  sequin picture of Miss Piggy on the back of the vest. Now this takes me way back because I used to make hand-painted t-shirts and I used sequins all the time. So I rolled up my sleeves and it was on and popping. I almost ended up painting the picture because I could not find any pink sequins but I did and  all I got to say is Ta-Daaaaa! This was a fternoon project, once you get to gluing you get into a rhythm and it goes by fast. Here was the process.
  
I used an old pair of jean to cut out the canvas for my applique.



I was going to paint this Andy Warhol  inspired picture of Miss Piggy. I went to a local craft store looking for sequins and I could not pink the individual packs with pink. So I started this and decides to wait until the next day and check another craft store for pink sequins.




I found the pink sequins so this is the picture I am using.

 
Ink drawing

Traced with a sharpie


Here we go!














I added a little bling to her pearls


Her awesome eyelashes made with Glitter Vinyl fabric.

Fierce Hunty!




Trimmed


Frayed the edges.

Close-up..

Wha-la! Next step adding to the vest...stay tuned!

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5 comments

  1. There it is Missy Piggy in the making. That looks like you need tons of patience to create, good job.

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  2. It's not that once you get in the zone.

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  3. This takes me back to when you used to sell your custom sequin shirts! Great job

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    1. I know! I got right back in the swing of things once I started gluing.

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  4. Michelle...i LOVE.. your creativity. It is like no other. I am a lifetime fan.

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